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Mars Rocks Similar To Mexican Ones
2012-10-29 18:42:40

A team of researchers is claiming gypsum rocks found at Cuatro Ciénegas in Mexico are similar to those NASA's Curiosity rover is sitting at on Mars.

Mars Weather Report At Gale Crater
2012-09-29 05:18:57

NASA's Curiosity rover has sent back a Martian weather report, showing surprisingly mild daytime temperatures.

Curiosity Finds Evidence Of Ancient Mars Stream
2012-09-27 13:51:33

It has been almost two months since NASA's Curiosity rover landed on Mars and it has already found evidence of an ancient stream on the Red Planet.

NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover Lands In Perfect Spot, Produces Stunning Images
2012-08-09 08:12:50

NASA scientists are continuing to celebrate the successful landing of its Curiosity rover and after poring over data to determine the precise point of impact, space officials are even more excited to find that it actually made touchdown in the best spot possible from a scientific point-of-view.

Get Ready For Seven Minutes Of Terror
2012-08-05 14:44:03

Curiosity Rover is approaching the red planet at about 8,000 mph, on the way to its date with destiny and the history books. Mar's gravity is taking hold and pulling the rover down hard.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.